Heat Pump Water Heaters Powered by CO2
Aegis is a highly efficient, commercial heat pump solution that uses electricity and natural refrigerant-grade CO2 to produce domestic hot water up to 185°F all year round.
Aegis comes in two versions: Aegis A and Aegis W. Aegis A absorbs and moves heat from the surrounding air at temperatures as low as -4°F to produce hot water. Aegis W produces hot water by absorbing and moving heat from a connected water source at temperatures as low as 14°F.
Adapt to No-Gas Laws and Electrification Initiatives
Future-proof your water heating system from stricter environmental laws
An increasing number of cities and states are implementing laws that ban the use of natural gas in new buildings – or in other ways limit or disincentivize its use. In certain cases, laws even specify the use of heat pumps.
Using electricity and the superior qualities of R744*, a natural refrigerant-grade CO2, Aegis heat pump water heaters are among the cleanest, most efficient and environmentally friendly ways to heat domestic water.
- Coefficient of Performance of 5.0 or higher
- Non-toxic and non-flammable refrigerant
- No negative impact on the ozone layer
- Global Warming Potential (GWP) of just 1.0
*R744 outperforms other refrigerants, like R134a and R410a, by having a much lower GWP (1.0 vs 1430 and 2088 respectively) and a wider range of ambient operating temperatures, making Lync’s Aegis heat pump a better, longer-lasting option as more states introduce stricter environmental guidelines.
High Performance and Energy Saving Operation
Aegis comes as a single-source system solution, which provides buildings with a heat pump water heating system optimized for maximum output and efficiency. Duplex stainless-steel tanks allow for higher water temperatures and outdoor usage.
The wide ambient operating conditions of Aegis provide a high COP throughout the year, which translates into lower energy bills. Whereas a gas-fired or electric resistance water heater is physically limited to a theoretical COP of 1.0, i.e. 100%, the Aegis heat pumps can achieve a COP of 5.0 or higher. By absorbing the “free” heat in the surrounding air or water rather than heat being generated by electricity or from a fuel source, less energy is needed to produce the same heat output.
The Aegis line of heat pump water heaters is ideal for both new and retrofit applications and can be used in a variety of commercial facilities including:
- Hotels & Hospitality
- Office Buildings
- Universities & Dorms
- Residential High Rises
- Industrial Facilities
- Healthcare Facilities
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